Funk Hits and Prince, Rick James and Madonna with The System
Episode 215th December 2020 • Musicians Reveal • Joe Kelley
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In this episode, we delve into the early days of The System, a talented band that emerged from the NYC underground music scene. We explore their journey to recognition, from their humble beginnings to catching the attention of music icons Prince, Rick James and Madonna. Through interviews with band members Mic Murphy and David Frank, we uncover the key factors that contributed to their rise and the unique sound that made them stand out.


"Musicians Reveal" Podcast Bio

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Prince featured the "Upper Room with Joe Kelley and Gi Dussault" on his official website This is the first radio show to have ever received that honor. "Musicians Reveal with Joe Kelley" has been on the radio airwaves since 1982. Joe Kelley and Gi Dussault co-host the show and are well-respected in the music business as creative air personalities and supporters of independent musicians . Our web site is located at .

The show features creative music in funk, R&B, jazz, blues, rock, hip-hop, latin, and gospel. In addition, Joe Kelley has interviewed renowned musicians such as Victor Wooten, Sheila E. , Foley, Robin Duhe, Jef Lee Johnson, Jellybean Johnson, Monte Moir, Rhonda Smith, Bernie Worrell, Cyndi Lauper, Michael Bland, Larry Graham, Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth, Steve Smith, St. Paul Peterson, JD Blair, Tori Ruffin, Kat Dyson, Eric Person, actor Jeff Daniels, Junior Giscombe, John Scofield, EC Scott, John Blackwell, Mystic Bowie, and many others.